Review: Spring Recipes

This is a review of the book “Spring Recipes” by Gary Mak I picked up this book as a supplement to the “Spring in Action” 1st/2nd editions that I have. This book takes the same approach as the O’Reilly Cookbook series and covers Spring 2.5. Basically it is a task/problem oriented book. Each little section […]

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Book Review: JBoss in Action

This is a review of the the book JBoss in Action by Javid Jamae and Peter Johnson. The last time I looked at JBoss was about 2 years ago when our team was evaluating migrating our in house DAM application to the platform. We looked at JBoss mainly due to its integrated JGroups distributed caching […]

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Easy Multipart file uploads / POSTs using URLStream or AS3HttpClientLib

When working on a cross runtime Zinc/AIR method method of posting files to a remote server, I came across Mike Stead’s URLFileVariable and URLRequestBuilder classes which makes the process of uploading multiple files (or ByteArray’s of data) via an HTTP POST much easier. Click here get his code The basic concept is this: assuming you […]

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